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Come join us for our next Movie “Night” Sunday, January 6th at 3pm Our sanctuary will be alive with the sounds of music! Come watch, listen, and sing-a-long with a few of your favorite songs. All the lyrics will be … Continue reading

“Labyrinth Planet” was created by Vincent Brady of Windwalker Underground Gallery here in Charlotte. If features the Congregational Commons labyrinth at night, and is the September image in the Windwalker 2019 Calendar. Continue reading

‘Tis the season for music, and we have two big events that showcase our choirs during this holiday season.
On Saturday, Dec. 8th, our Senior Choir will be performing on the Community Band’s Holiday Concert at the CPAC, and the Senior Choir will be participating in the traditional Lessons & Carols presented during worship Sunday, Dec. 16th. Continue reading

December is White Bag donations. If you were not able to bring your donation to worship, personal care and food donations are always accepted and appreciated. Place them in the outreach basket at the first floor elevator lobby. Continue reading

Upcoming events: Saturday, Dec. 8–Choir performs with Community Band at CPAC. No admission charge. Dec. 9–White bags (personal care items) go out to be returned Dec.16. Dec. 18–Living with Grief group meets at 10:00 am in the Annex Library. Dec. 19–Community Dinner at the Eagles Dec. 23–The morning service will include the Family program. Think back to how sweet last year’s program was and be sure to be there and bring children.
There is still time to turn in your pledge card if you have not done so already. Please check the sign up sheets in the BFR for coffee hour hosts, and liturgists. Continue reading

It’s that time of year. Soon the snow and cold winds will be blowing in to Michigan. The Annual Coat Drive kicks off Sept 30, 2018 Please help keep our local children warm. Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board decided they wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. October we will be collecting towels and linens. November will be offerings from the Brown Bags — food and grocery items and White Bags — toiletries and health items.

December we will once again collect mittens, scarves, hats and winter paraphernalia for our community. Don’t forget winter Coat Drive. Your monetary donations toward this will allow us to purchase coats at quantity discount for people less fortunate. These are distributed thru SIREN/Eaton Shelter and Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center. Continue reading

If you have not stopped by to take a look at the labyrinth be sure to do so. It is FINISHED! If you visit after dark you will see the glow stones in action. Aug. 25 was Planting day at the Labyrinth–Thank you to the many hands that made light work. There are about 400 sedum planted. Continue reading

In case you ever wondered, First Congregational has handicap accessibility.  From our Welcome Page: Both of our buildings are handicap accessible. The main building has a newly remodeled ramp on its northwest corner, and features an elevator inside the building. … Continue reading